Course Descriptions

Survey of World History II - HIST 1112


A survey of world history from 1500 to modern times.

Name Office Phone Email
Marshall Abuwi Augusta University
Harry Akoh Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Anita Anderson Georgia Gwinnett College
Candice Badgero University of West Georgia
Haider Bhuiyan University of North Georgia
Renee Bricker University of North Georgia
Michelle Brock University of North Georgia
Drew Burks University of North Georgia
Ted Butler University of North Georgia
Patrick Coleman Clayton State University
Alisha Cromwell Albany State University
Ashleigh Dean Gordon State College
Jayme Feagin Georgia Highlands College
Melissa Franklin Valdosta State University
Jonathan Henderson University of North Georgia
Tully Hunter University of North Georgia
William Michael Kirkland Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Cathy Locks University of West Georgia
Bronson Long Georgia Highlands College
Erik Love University of North Georgia
Rachel Mittelman Gordon State College
Laura Mullins University of North Georgia
Tracie Provost Middle Georgia State University
Lisa Pryor Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
James Pryor Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Pamela T. Roseman Georgia Perimeter College
Steven Shirley University of North Georgia
Jodie Talley Knapton University of North Georgia
Jess Alan Usher Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Gary Van Valen University of West Georgia
Colleen Vasconcellos University of West Georgia
Hongjie Wang Georgia Southern University
Chris Ward Clayton State University
Carol White Clayton State University
Franklin Williamson Gordon State College
Frank Winters Gordon State College
Kathleen Woodward University of North Georgia

Credit Hours


  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Free Textbook

  • Open educational resources (OER)

Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify, discuss, and make connections between key moments, themes, and individuals (such as the Reformation, Indian Ocean System, Atlantic Revolutions, Industrial Revolution, Nationalism, Imperialism, and decolonization) in the modern world since 1500. Identify and analyze how the factors of race, class, gender, and ethnicity shaped the modern world since 1500.
  • Recognize instances of collaboration and resistance with the dominant political systems (revolutions, anti-slavery, and anti-imperial protests and riots).
  • Generate a carefully constructed and persuasive historical interpretation in an essay that shows understanding of the developments across political and/or social boundaries.
  • Unit 1: Geographies of Power
  • Unit 2: Early Modern Civilizations
  • Unit 3: Comparative Expansion
  • Unit 4: The Enlightenment and the Age of Revolutions
  • Unit 5: The Industrial Revolution
  • Unit 6: Modern Imperialism
  • Unit 7: The World Wars and the Cold War
  • Unit 8: Toward the 21st Century

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Attendance - 1%
  • Participation-Discussion - 30%
  • Quizzes - 20%
  • Reflections - 6%
  • Essays & Assignments - 28%
  • Final Project Part 1 - 5%
  • Final Project Part 2 - 10%

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